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QUEEN OF THE AVON 

QUEEN OF THE AVON WAS A BARQUE OF 460 TONS.

SHE MADE  VOYAGES TWO VOYAGES TO WELLINGTON

ON HER FIRST VOYAGE WITH CAPTAIN GILBERT IN COMMAND SHE LEFT LONDON ON 22ND MARCH 1859 BOUND FOR NELSON ARRIVED 26TH JULY 1859 (   VIA WELLINGTON )


ON HER SECOND VOYAGE, UNDER CAPTAIN JONES, SHE SAILED FROM GRAVESEND ON APRIL 16, AND ARRIVED AT WELLINGTON ON AUGUST 9, 1863.

RECORDS SAY SHE WAS A SHAW SAVILL & CO VESSEL, BUT MOST LIKELY SHE WAS JUST ON A SHAW SAVILL & CO CHARTER

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH THE AVON QUEEN




 

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